E-readers read on average 24 books a year

If you want to read more, grab an e-reader.

The Pew Internet and American Life Project finds that people who use the electronic devices tend to read more than those who only use printed material.  The typical e-book user read 24 books over the past year, while traditional book lovers only read 15.

Right now, about 28-percent of adults in the United States own at least one tablet or e-book reader.  That doesn't factor in the the people who use e-reader apps on their phones or iPods.

A third of the people studied say they read more since turning to e-content.  However, printed materials are still the preferred option for people who read to children or want to borrow and lend books.

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